[CentOS] Re: centos] How to print

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Sun May 7 19:55:53 UTC 2006

On Sat, 6 May 2006, William L. Maltby wrote:

>> cat xxx.png | lpr
> Try "lpr <filename>"
> Avoids the process for a filter (cat) which is doing nothing for you.

While this is true in Centos, if one moves between *nix 
implementations, it is an unsafe habit to have (using lpr 
directly), as in early Unix implementations, lpr is 
occasionally set to _delete_ the file it has just completed 

-- Russ Herrold

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